Poetry, in its own way, is a form of artistic expression. It's the rhythimical creation of beauty in words.
what is poetry?
Literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.
Types of poems
Poetry, in its own way, is a form of artistic expression. But, did you know there are over 50 different types of poetry? Outside of upper-level poetry seminars or in-depth studies, we mostly tend to focus on seven common types of poetry.
Popular poetry types include haiku, free verse, sonnets, and acrostic poems. It's one thing to define each type; it's another to enjoy a sample platter. Ready to open the doors to a world of verbal artistry? Let's dive into some of the more prominent forms of poetry while looking at my own examples..
➊ MIRROR ➋ HIDDEN TIGER ➌ HIM ➍ THOUGHTS ❺ JOY AND DESPAIR ❻ STRONG AND WEAK ❼ PIECES ❽ DRUMMER ❾ ROYALTY ❿ WAKING UP
The ocean, beautiful and lucid, twinkles bright, Dappled by millions of glimmering lights A reflection of the night sky, vast and endless, The magnificence always leaves me breathless